UFN 13 News: Tim Boetsch Steps In To Fight Matt Hamill

matt hamill faces tim boetsch

matt hamill faces tim boetsch

According to MMAWeekly, Tim Boetsch will take on Matt Hamill at UFC Fight Night 13 on April 2 from the Broomfield Event Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Boetsch replaces Stephan Bonnar, who was forced out of the fight after tearing a ligament in his left knee.

Boetsch is coming off a first round win over David Heath at UFC 81, in which he took the fight on less then two weeks notice.

Matt Hamill is coming off his first career loss to fellow TUF veteran Michael Bisping at UFC 75.


  1. dane drebin

    February 12, 2008 at 7:17 pm

    haha hamills shirt is classic

  2. Nicks

    February 12, 2008 at 8:34 pm

    Yeah thats some funny shit.

    Hamill gonna have a good fight in "Barbarian" Boetsch from his last fight where he ragdolled his oppoent into the cage. Hamill got scary wrestling and some heavy hands I look forward to this one.

  3. DanP

    February 12, 2008 at 8:36 pm

    I was looking forward to seeing Bonner submit/KO Hamill… but not to worry I have a feeling Boetsch will Hammer the hammer!!

  4. luke

    February 12, 2008 at 8:55 pm

    Im glad boetsch got this fight. 2 on short notice now, how many other fighters would take these fights? His last fight was great, good kicks and that throw was amazing, Tim is a take on all challenge kind of guy thats what mma needs right now since the top names cry over contracts and try to pick their own apponent.

  5. tom

    February 13, 2008 at 12:38 am

    nice tshirt MATT and i reallly wanted to see this fight im mad that bonnar got hurt

  6. roy

    February 13, 2008 at 2:31 am

    thats not a bad sub. he looked good in his last fight and might beat hamill if he fights like that again.

  7. madmon69

    February 13, 2008 at 3:19 am

    It's going to be a good fight, even though matt beat bisbing in their first bout ,I would like to see them in a second fight.

  8. Realwun

    February 13, 2008 at 3:30 am

    Really good replacement by the UFC. Boetsch didn't take any damage in his fight with Heath so he should be good to go. On top of that, he impressed everyone so they are going to get him back in the cage as quick as possible. Hamill is going to have to really press the action and not let Boetsch pick him apart like he did Heath. Should be a good fight though.

  9. Brandon

    February 13, 2008 at 5:01 am

    Wow…this just isn't the fight I wanted to see…Dont get me wrong I was extremely impressed by Boetsch at UFC 82 but I really wanted to see Rashad vs. Hamill…This would be a big win for Boetsch if he could pull it off but i seriously doubt it


    February 13, 2008 at 8:14 am

    I completely forgot that the reason they can't put Rashad in is that he is fighting Thiago Silva in May…stupid move on my part critisizing this matchup whn it clealry has the potential to be good….Also the Evans/ Silva fight should be great, especially with both fighters being undefeated

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